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  • Ed Vaizey to probe diversity stats

    13-Jan-2014

    Ed Vaizey, minister for UK Culture, Communications and Creative Industries is calling on senior figures in TV, film and arts to explain the lack of diversity in their industries at a ministerial roundtable next week.
  • Skills can redress diversity imbalance

    21-Nov-2013

    Creative Skillset executive director Kate O’Connor has vowed the organisation will help to improve diversity across the creative industries following Broadcast and Screen International’s Diversify event last week.
  • Diversify: Hughes calls for 'radical revolution'

    15-Nov-2013

    Historian Dr Bettany Hughes battled “extraordinary prejudice” when she first tried to enter the TV industry and believes there has to be “radical revolution” for women to achieve equality.
  • Diane Keaton buys BBC drama rights

    29-Oct-2013

    Actor Diane Keaton has bought the rights to Last Tango in Halifax with a view to remaking the series for HBO in the US.
  • ITV buys Hatfields & McCoys indie

    19-Jun-2013

    ITV has acquired its third American indie, paying $30m (£19m) for a controlling stake in Hatfields & McCoys producer Thinkfactory Media.
  • Too little investment in British family features, says Sky Movies head

    20-Apr-2012

    Sky Movies director Ian Lewis has revealed that the company’s decision to develop and produce family films has been partly triggered by a lack of investment in the genre in the UK, calling on the UK production sector to pitch more ideas.
  • Budget set to grant tax breaks for UK TV drama

    16-Mar-2012

    The campaign to secure tax breaks for high-end UK drama looks set for victory,with sources suggesting the Chancellor will announce the scheme in next week’s Budget.
  • BBC2 orders Poliakoff drama series from Ruby

    22-Jun-2011

    Stephen Poliakoff [pictured] is returning to BBC2 with Dancing on the Edge, the first drama series he has written and directed for television.

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